Dr Tracey Mollet
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
Week 2. FILM STRUCTURE
Batty, C. 2010. ‘The physical and emotional threads of the archetypal hero’s journey.’ Journal of Screenwriting. Vol 1 (2) pp. 291-308.
Batty, C. 2011. ‘Redefining the Hero’s Journey into a New Model of Screenwriting’ in Movies that Move Us: Screenwriting and the Power of the Protagonist’s Journey. London: Palgrave, pp. 81-91.
Week 3. NETFLIX NARRATIVES (AND OTHER STORIES)
Dunleavy, T. 2017. Complex Serial Drama and Multi-Platform Television. London: Routledge, pp. 1-15.
Baker, Dyomi. 2017. ‘Terms of Excess: Binge-viewing as Epic Viewing in the Netflix era’ in C. Baker and Myc Wiatrowski (eds.) The Age of Netflix: Critical Essays on Streaming Media, Digital Delivery and Instant Access. Jefferson: McFarland, pp. 31-54.
Week 4. GENRE I - PATTERNS OF STORYTELLING IN FILM
Newcomb, H. 2004. ‘Narrative and Genre,’ in J. Downing et al. (eds.) The Sage Handbook of Media Studies. London: Sage, pp. 413-427 (e-book)
Wee, Valerie. 2006. Resurrecting and Updating the Teen Slasher: The Case of Scream. Journal of Popular Film and Television. Vol 34 (2), pp. 50-61
Laird, Paul R. 2017. Musicals in the Mirror: Enchanted, Self-reflexivity and Disney’s Sudden Boldness, in G. Rodosthenous (ed.) The Disney Musical on Stage and on Screen: Critical Approaches, New York: Bloomsbury, pp. 65-79.
Week 5. GENRE II - PATTERNS OF STORYTELLING IN TELEVISION
Piper, Helen. 2017. ‘Happy Valley: Compassion, Evil and Exploitation in an Ordinary Trouble Town’ in B. Johnson and D. Forrest. Eds. Social Class and Television Drama in Contemporary Britain. London: Palgrave, pp. 181-200. (e-book)
Week 7. SCREENWRITING THEORY, AUTHORSHIP AND THE ROLE OF MANUALS.
Macdonald. Ian W. 2013. Screenwriting Poetics and the Screen Idea. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 12-35.
Maras, Stephen. 2009. Screenwriting: History, Theory and Practice. London: Wallflower, pp. 9-26 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (chg 22/10/2020) .
Week 9. SCREENWRITING MASTERCLASS.
Week 10. CHARACTER.
Breaking Bad. Pilot Episode. (2008)
This list was last updated on 18/08/2021